A 54-year-old man has committed suicide because he was reportedly frustrated with his long illness.
Assistant District Police Spokesperson Constable Cassim Manda said Chaima Phiri killed himself on Tuesday.
According to Constable Manda, Phiri told his relations he was tired of his chronic disease.
The main is said to have taken advantage of the absence of his wife, Flora, who had left the house do some piece works within Dedza boma, to hang himself in his bedroom.
Phiri hailed from Chijani village, in the area of chief Lukwa in Kasungu.